Swan Gourds

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Turkeyfether, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. Turkeyfether

    Turkeyfether Well-Known Member

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    I've planted a lot of Swan Gourds this year. Has anyone ever planted & decorated them?My plan is to bring them to the Pumpkin Festival this year in October. I lost the seed packet that had a BEAUTIFUL picture on it of the swans decorated. The Google search for 'Swan Gourds' wasn't too inpressive,as far as pics of the finished product. Anyone have suggestions?And for their preparations?
     
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    Loriann1971 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    cute! I would sell them!
     
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    Thanks for posting....I too planted them because my son saw the swans on the package.....
    So, sounds like let them "dry" as much as possible on the vine.....then clean them (I have heard bleach/water solution)......and then prime/paint.....my swan gourds are not extrememly large....in fact, the bird house gourds seem to be growing much larger.